The Daily Iowan

Regents move for third proposed tuition freeze

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

For some University of Iowa students, tuition may not increase after all. At Thursday’s state Board of Regents meeting in Iowa City, Regent Larry McKibben said he would move to amend the regents’ tuition and fees...

The University of Iowa welcomes We Are Lions

KAITLIN DEWULF

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

Whether it be on a T-shirt or phone case, a new organization coming to the University of Iowa seeks to showcase the talent of individuals with special needs by displaying their artwork on various merchandise. We Are Lions hopes...

Pharmacy building project moves forward

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

A new University of Iowa pharmacy building is all but certain following the latest state Board of Regents meeting. The regents approved the UI’s project description and budget for the new building during their meeting Thursday...

Power plant to be demolished to make way for new dorm

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

The construction of one new residence hall at the University of Iowa is just beginning as another finishes up. The state Board of Regents approved UI plans to demolish the old Iowa City water plant at a cost of $1 million to...

Local businesses waiting on new technology

NICK MOFFITT

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

A tap to the payment terminal and a scan of the fingerprint, and payment is complete. That’s what Apple is aiming to do through Apple Pay, enabled on the new iPhone 6, 6 plus, and the iWatch. However, some Iowa City business...

Johnson County Drug Court receives grant for employment-counseling services

BEN MARKS

October 23, 2014

Filed under News

Come this fall, as a result of a federal grant, nonviolent criminal offenders will be given more opportunities to succeed. Johnson County received a $192,528 grant on Thursday from the Department of Justice to aid in funding...

Cafone set to make history against Penn State

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

Natalie Cafone will not be one of the three players honored on Senior Day before the Iowa field-hockey team takes on Penn State Saturday.  A junior, Cafone still has one more year before leaving the program she has been a ...

Maryland, Rutgers adjusting to Big Ten life

CODY GOODWIN

October 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

There was some skepticism among most college-football pundits when Maryland and Rutgers officially joined the Big Ten on July 1. “They’ll struggle to run the ball and adjust to the Big Ten’s physicality,”...

Hawks to take on Ohio State

JORDAN HANSEN

October 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

When the Iowa soccer team kicks off in Columbus this evening, it will face an Ohio State squad that is not having the season that the Buckeyes had envisioned. Ranked in the preseason as the sixth best team in the conference and...

Iowa volleyball taking confidence on the road to Minnesota

KYLE MANN

October 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa volleyball team will be back on the road this weekend, heading to Minneapolis to take on Minnesota at 7 p.m. Saturday. The Gophers will enter the match ranked No. 25. After taking No. 11 Illinois to five sets and upsetting...

Hawks set to close out fall season

JOSH HICKS

October 23, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa Hawkeyes women’s tennis team closes out its fall season with a tournament close to home, the Drake Jamboree. The tournament will be at the Roger Knapp Tennis Center in Des Moines and is set to begin Friday and run...

Editorial: Demand a response on immigration reform

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

October 23, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Amid all of the political hustle and bustle during the election season, plans for immigration reform have fallen by the wayside. In one of the few areas that has received a general bipartisan consensus (if not total agreement),...